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  1. Alamogordo woman sentenced to probation in 2013 stolen property caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Christina Cruz, 30, was sentenced to three years probation in 12th Judicial District Court Wednesday after she plead no contest to a third-degree felony and misdemeanor in a plea agreement with the state. Judge Angie Schneider said she believed Cruz had turned her life around since her 2013 arrest, maintaining full-time employment and caring for her 16-year-old niece.

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  2. 2 pit bulls seized after allegedly attacking a dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The Alamogordo Police Department arrested a 37-year-old woman Thursday after two of her dogs allegedly escaped her fenced yard and mauled another dog, causing severe injuries that led to the animal's death, APD spokeswoman said. Desiree Romeyn is charged with two counts of fourth-degree felonies under New Mexico's Dangerous Dog Act, according to Magistrate Court documents.

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  3. Senators commemorate upcoming White Sands' anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A resolution introduced in the Senate by Sens. Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall commemorates the upcoming 70th anniversary of White Sands Missile Range outside Alamogordo. The anniversary isn't until September but the resolution also praises the range for hosting an annual march to honor U.S. service members captured and brutalized in the Philippines by the Japanese during the early months of World War II.

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  4. Compromise on driver's licenses advances to full SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Three Republican state senators broke from Gov. Susana Martinez's camp Thursday on the contentious issue of granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. They joined Democratic colleagues in supporting a compromise bill that Martinez's administration opposed. 21 comments

  5. Las Cruces man sentenced to 18 months for prescription drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A Las Cruces man convicted of prescription drug trafficking was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Michael Garret Schavier, 31, Juan Rubalcava, 41, Michael Frye, 26, Shane Smolik, 27, Carlos Teran, 31, and Kristopher Hollingshead, 25, all of Las Cruces, were charged in a 14-count indictment filed December 2012 by a federal grand jury in Las Cruces.

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  6. Bill revamping base realignment commission passes NM HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A bill streamlining the New Mexico commission that works to shield the state's military bases from federal realignment and closure is headed to Gov. Susana Martinez's desk for her signature. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Burt of Alamogordo to trim the commission from 17 to 12 members unanimously passed the House Wednesday, following approval by the Senate last week.

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  7. Alamogordo man accused of embezzling over $9KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The Alamogordo Police Department arrested a 46-year-old man Tuesday morning for allegedly embezzling more than $9,200 from a local Masonic Lodge where he worked as treasurer. Jorgen T. Hallbeck allegedly withdrew $9,230 in cash from the lodge's bank account between April and December 2014 and fabricated bank statements for financial records, according to Magistrate Court records.

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  8. Alamogordo man accused in Thursday's fatal shooting may suffer from PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Local residents have left flowers, votive candles, stuff animals, photographs and other items in front of the home where last week's fatal shooting occurred as a memorial to the two victims. Terrick Thompkins, 33, of Alamogordo, is charged with nine felony counts, including two counts of first-degree murder, in connection with the shooting.

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  9. New Mexico Senate panel tables late-term abortion, notify billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A New Mexico Senate panel Sunday tabled two bills, one banning late-term abortions and one requiring that parents be notified at least 48 hours before a minor ends a pregnancy. The Public Affairs Committee's 5-3 vote along party lines - with Democrats voting in the majority - blocked the bills that have generated hours of intense testimony and debate from moving forward.

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  10. Bill revamping base realignment commission passes New Mexico SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> The New Mexico commission that works to shield the state's military bases from federal realignment and closure would be streamlined under a measure passed by the state Senate. The bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Burt of Alamogordo would trim the commission from 17 to 12 members.

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  11. Alamogordo woman accused of forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The Otero County Sheriff's Office arrested an Alamogordo woman last week who allegedly forged paychecks and took more than $7,100 from a local non-profit animal shelter where she formerly worked. Jennifer Carrasco, 33, is charged with nine counts of fourth degree-felony forgery , one count of third-degree felony embezzlement and one count of fourth-degree felony tampering with evidence.

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  12. Alamogordo spending close to $450,000 to enhance police communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Alamogordo Police Department officers have had trouble communicating with dispatchers for years using the city's radio system. The city is now spending close to 450,000 to upgrade the radio system to eliminate "weak spots" and "dead spots" at locations throughout the city, installing new equipment at existing sites.

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  13. 115-year-old Lodge At Cloudcroft purchased by Texas coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A Texas couple have purchased and plan to renovate the Lodge At Cloudcroft, a 115-year-old southern New Mexico property that includes a 59-room hotel. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Joe and Lanna Duncan of Fort Davis, Texas, purchased the lodge from Great Inns of the Rockies Inc., which bought it in 1992 and which previously owned it in the late 1980s.

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  14. New Mexico House votes to ban late-term abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> The New Mexico House of Representatives approved a ban on late-term abortions and a bill requiring that parents be notified at least 48 hours before a minor ends a pregnancy. The 42-26 vote on the first bill came after nearly four hours of debate, and the second 39-28 ballot another three hours later.

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  15. Editorial: Industry loan bills a step backwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    In hindsight, asking the foxes to write the rules governing protection of the hen house was probably not the best idea. Early in this legislative session, two bills that would have capped loan rates by storefront lenders at 36 percent were tabled by the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee.

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  16. Trinity Site to again be open twice a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. >> Trinity Site, where the first atomic bomb was tested, will once again be open to the public twice a year, with the next Trinity Site Open House scheduled April 4. Due to fiscal constraints within the Department of Defense, WSMR had reduced the Trinity Site Open House from twice to once a year. The site will now be open twice a year: April 4 and Oct. 3. "As stewards of this significant historical site, we want to ensure the public continues to have access to Trinity Site so that we can continue to share this story with future generations," said Erin Dorrance, White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Officer. 10 comments

  17. Editorial: State should end late-term abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The issues surrounding abortion have roiled statehouses throughout the nation, but rarely in New Mexico, where Democrats have held sway in the state Legislature. That has changed this year, with Republicans gaining control of the House of Representatives.

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  18. Good to Go: Five things to do this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Highlights of events this week: For the Love of Art Month and Black History Month draw to a close, and a movie premiere and several performance and arts events are among intriguing attractions in the region. For more ideas, check out today's and Sunday's SunLife sections, Pulse on Thursday, or visit lcsun-news.com and click on Entertainment, Pulse and Things to Do.

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  19. Florida man fatally injured in ATV crash near AlamogordoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALAMOGORDO >> Authorities in southern New Mexico say a Florida man was fatally injured when an all-terrain vehicle he was driving went off a gravel road and over a 40-foot cliff in the Sacramento Mountains. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Evan Gardner of Lakeland, Florida, was visiting relatives in Weed when the accident occurred Feb. 15. The Otero County Sheriff's Office said Gardner was traveling down a hill on a gravel road and wasn't able to make a turn before he rode the ATV off the cliff.

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  20. Five more things to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    "Sea Monsters - A Prehistoric Adventure" begins Sunday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily at Clyde W. Tombaugh Dome Theatre, in Alamogordo. It brings to life the extraordinary marine reptiles of the dinosaur.

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